Clinton Duffer Of Cedar Hill Dies Following Fiery Rollover Crash In Adams

Clinton Duffer Of Cedar Hill Dies Following Rollover Crash


ADAMS TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A fiery rollover crash in Adams has taken the life of a Cedar Hill man Tuesday evening.

The crash occurred just before 10 pm at the intersection of Kinneys Rd and Port Royal Rd. MAP

Springfield lock safe 300 bThe force of the crash broke the vehicle in half and left it almost unidentifiable. Officials tell Smokey Barn News that the driver, now identified at Clinton Duffer, 28, of Cedar Hill, and sole occupant was ejected from the vehicle. Moments after the crash the vehicle caught fire. The Adams Fire Department arrived quickly and extinguished the flames.

Duffer was transported via ground to NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield where he was airlifted to a secondary hospital for further treatment. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Duffer did not survive.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is in charge of the investigation, according to Trooper John-mark Tarr,  Mr. Duffer’s 2006 Chevrolet Impala was traveling South on Kinneys Rd attempting to negotiate a left curve when the vehicle began to travel into the oncoming lane.

Duffer overcorrected starting an uncontrolled yaw (twist) traveling off the right side of the roadway into an embankment. The vehicle continued down the embankment overturning and rolling over. Duffer was ejected from the vehicle.

The Tennesee Highway Patrol, the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, the Adams Fire Department and Robertson County EMS all responded to the scene.

The thoughts and prayers of the staff at Smokey Barn News are with the driver and his family as they face the days ahead.

Services for Clint Duffer

Graveside services will be conducted Friday August 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Dr. Steve Freeman officiating. Pallbearers will be Brent Duffer, Johnny Shelton, Jeffrey Shelton, Lincoln Farmer, John Rudolph Farmer, II, and Michael Farmer, Jr. There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.

Clint was born March 14, 1990 in Robertson County. He worked both in the blasting industry and in farming. Clint was of the Baptist faith. He loved fishing, music, movies, Alabama football, and his dogs. Clint loved all of his family, especially his nephew Tucker Ray. He was preceded in death by his father: Danny Ray Duffer, and by his grandparents: L.B. Duffer, Rudolph and Christine Farmer.

Clint is survived by his mother and step-father: Peggy Farmer Bunn and David Bunn of Cedar Hill, his sister and brother-in-law: Ashley Jo and Jesse Ray Biggs of Springfield, his grandmother: Billie Muriel Duffer of Springfield, his nephew: Tucker Ray Biggs of Springfield, and by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Clint Duffer Memorial Fund

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